Radiography Theory

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Radiographic Analog Processing

This theory module provides a thorough introduction to radiographic film and film processing, handling and storage.

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Fluoroscopy and Interventional Radiology

This theory module provides an overview of fluoroscopy and interventional radiology.

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Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

This module covers the basic principles of CT, spiral CT and MRI scanning, the differences between them, and advantages of each.

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Mammography, Bone Densitometry, and Quality Control

This module provides an overview of mammography and bone densitometry, enhanced forms of X-ray technology that are used, respectively, to examine breast tissue and measure bone loss.

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Radiographic Image Analysis

This information-rich module teaches you about radiographic image analysis, including how to manage the factors that affect image quality.

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Computer Science, the Digital Image, and Computed Radiography

This theory module provides an introduction to computer science, the technology used in radiographic imaging, and the difference between digital imaging and computed radiography.

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Radiographic Imaging

This theory module teaches you the key concepts that underpin radiographic imaging such as scatter radiation, exposure, and field size, and the tools and techniques available to create high-quality X-ray images.

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Digital Radiography and Fluoroscopy, Image Viewing and PACS, and Quality Control

This theory module provides an introduction to digital image acquisition, display and storage.

Radiography Procedures

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Basic Radiographic Techniques

This module provides a thorough introduction to basic radiographic techniques, and demonstrates how to set up and perform an X-ray procedure.

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Radiography of the Chest, Bony Thorax, and Soft Tissues of the Neck

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up and acquire radiographic projections of the chest, bony thorax and soft tissue of the neck and upper airways.

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Radiography of the Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up and obtain radiographic projections of the upper extremity and shoulder girdle.

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Radiography of the Lower Extremity and Hip

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up and obtain radiographs of the lower extremity and hip

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Radiography of the Abdomen and Pelvis

This module demonstrates how to set up for and obtain X-rays of the abdomen and pelvis.

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Radiography of the Skull, Cranial and Facial Bones, and Paranasal Sinuses

This SIMTICS module teaches you how to prepare for, set up, and obtain radiographs of the skull, cranial and facial bones, and paranasal sinuses. Including both practice and test modes, the online simulator features three different patient scenarios.

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Radiography of the Spinal Column

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up and obtain radiographic images of the spinal column. Including both practice and test modes, the online procedure simulator offers three different scenarios that might be encountered in a clinical setting.

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Radiography of the Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Systems and the Biliary Tract

This module teaches you how to set up for and perform radiography of the upper and lower gastrointestinal systems and biliary tract.

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Radiography of the Central Nervous System, Circulatory System, and Arthrography

This module provides an overview of radiography of the central nervous system, circulatory system, as well as arthrography.

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Radiography of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up and perform radiography of the urinary and reproductive systems.

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Non-Routine Projections for Chest, Neck, Upper Extremities & Shoulder Girdle

This module teaches you how to prepare for, set up, and obtain non-routine radiographic projections of the chest, bony thorax, upper airway/soft tissue of the neck, upper extremities and shoulder girdle.

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Pharmacology and Drug Administration

This module teaches you about pharmacology and the role of the radiologic technologist in administering drugs for radiologic procedures

Tutorials

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Tutorial

The SIMTICS tutorial will walk you through a sample module, so you can learn how to use each component: simulations, text, video, anatomy model, quizzes, and the logbook.